Southwest Middle School



Southwest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 75
7 80
8 100
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Southwest School District. It enrolls 255 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 255
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.44

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Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 128
(50%)
798
(50%)
 Female 127
(50%)
788
(50%)

Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 241
(95%)
1,315
(83%)
 Black 11
(4%)
136
(9%)
 White 2
(1%)
116
(7%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(88%)
1,425
(90%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
71
(4%)
 Not Eligible 15
(6%)
90
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Southwest Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 65
2006 132
2007 135
2008 134
2009 133
2010 119
2011 107
2012 137
2013 229
2014 243
2015 255

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 19.4
2007 17.8
2008 17.4
2009 21.4
2010 15
2011 12
2012 17.4
2013 22.1
2014 19.4
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83076923076923
2006 0.92424242424242
2007 0.9037037037037
2008 0.93283582089552
2009 0.93233082706767
2010 0.91596638655462
2011 0.96261682242991
2012 0.97810218978102
2013 0.97816593886463
2014 0.87242798353909
2015 0.94117647058824

Compare Southwest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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